Australian Kiteflyers Society

A Timeless Art


Member Benefits:

Share the skills of members through workshops and public demonstrations.

Information on sources of kites: building, materials and flying locations.

Kite books at special prices.

Insurance coverage for public liability at official A.K.S. functions and fly-ins.

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Up Coming?



First Sunday of Every Month

Monthly Fly at Flagstaff Hill Wollongong. Near the Light House. 

Third Sunday of Every Month

Monthly Fly at Caves Beach. 2 km southeast of Swansea. 

SUN 19 August Dubbo Festival  at Jubilee Oval
see David Horan at

SAT 25 and SUN 26 August

Redcliffe Kite Festival

SUN 23 September 9am-2pm
MARULAN Kite Festival at Tony  Onions Park

SAT 13 October
HARDEN Kite Festival at the race course-just follow signs


tenatively keep November 2-4 free for Eden Whale Festival
details to follow

The Australian Kiteflyers Society was formed by kite-flyers in 1978 to foster and encourage the timeless art of kite flying. 

The Australian Kiteflyers Society has members all over Australia and internationally.


Festival of the Winds 2018.
Registration and Forms

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Kite Competition Categories for the Festival of the Winds

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Remember - Bring to FOTW 2018

Official shirt and sewing machine or camera

(Please note reference and details on registration form)
Bring last year's official  shirt to wear.
Bring a sewing machine and thread to participate in workshop or your phone/camera to record the steps. Either way you will have materials to complete the project on the night or at your leisure.

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Please visit our FB page at "Bondi Festival of the Winds" and the A.K.S. official page
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Our partnership with the Waverley Council is marking our 40th year with the 2018 Festival Of The Winds at the Bondi Beach.
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